Chilies and Pumpkin Soup

Welcome to Your Gluten Free Life. It’s all about chilis and soup this week. I’ve just reaped the last rewards of my summer harvest, and I now have chilies coming out my ears. I planted a new bush at the beginning of summer because my last bush had run...

Happy Mother’s Day

Hi there! Is it Mother’s Day where you are? It is here in Australia, so a big hello to all the mums out there. I’ve got a couple of real treats for you here you can try for yourself, or for your mother. But first, I’ve got some interesting...

Vitamin Supplements and Celiac Disease

Welcome back, I don’t know about you, but I take a few vitamins and minerals to supplement my diet. As well as a multi-vitamin, I take essential fatty acids (flaxseed oil), turmeric (I’ll cover this one in a later blog entry), and calcium and vitamin D. However, I regularly...

It’s Anzac Day here In Australia and New Zealand

Welcome back, April 25 is Anzac Day in Australia and New Zealand. For those of you not from these parts, ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. During World War 1 the Anzacs fought together at Gallipoli in a doomed attempt to take a peninsula in the...

Easter Time is Family Time

Welcome back,I hope you all had a Happy Easter. Easter is family time for us. My partner, Adrian, and I live south of Perth, Western Australia, a couple of hours south of our kids. So we don’t get to see them and the grandkids as often as we would...

It’s Easter So It’s Time For Hot Cross Buns

Welcome back, and a Happy Easter to you all. It’s been a busy week here. My mother took a tumble and ended up in hospital. So I’ve been shuttling to and from the hospital sorting out things for her and making sure she’s ok. Like so many people, my...

Did you know someone is working on a vaccine for Celiac Disease?

Welcome back. Did you know someone was working on a vaccine for Celiac Disease? If you didn’t – well neither did I until today. Maybe, like me, you have mixed feelings about a vaccine. I have absolutely no objections to vaccinations. They have saved millions of lives around the...

Winter is coming so it’s time for soup

Welcome back. Here is Australia, Winter is coming. So far it’s just a hint in the air. Mornings are chilly and there’s dew on the plants in my garden. It’s only just Autumn, but we have had a very mild summer here on the west coast and it looks...

Introducing Infants to Gluten and Gluten Free Pastry Recipes

Welcome back! Following on from last week, this week I want to share with you some of my recipes for foolproof gluten free pastry. Also, there has been some interesting research into how young (or old) your child should be before you start feeding them gluten. Introducing Infants to...

Tips for making Gluten Free Bread and a sweet treat for you

Welcome back. Following on from last week, this week I want to share with you my tips for baking gluten free bread. And, because we all deserve a little sweetness in our lives, I’ll be sharing with you my incredibly popular recipe for Monte Carlo Biscuits.Gluten free flours respond...